Dengue serosurveillance in Kolkata, facing an epidemic in West Bengal, India.

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BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES A dengue outbreak occurred throughout West Bengal, India starting from August 2005. The objectives of this study were: (i) documentation of suspected cases, confirmed by MAC ELISA; (ii) a longitudinal serosurveillance of dengue in Kolkata by detecting denguespecific IgG and IgM antibodies in suspected cases and to note the seasonal… (More)

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